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Alton "Al" Hobbs

Alton "Al" Hobbs, 84, of Cloquet, passed away unexpectedly on March 9, 2007, in St. Luke's Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born on July 2, 1922, in Cloquet to Douglas and Eleanor (Fiske) Hobbs. Al retired from Potlatch after 40 years. H...

Alton "Al" Hobbs, 84, of Cloquet, passed away unexpectedly on March 9, 2007, in St. Luke's Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was born on July 2, 1922, in Cloquet to Douglas and Eleanor (Fiske) Hobbs.

Al retired from Potlatch after 40 years. He loved golfing.

Al is preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen, in 1975; and his brother, Guy.

Al is survived by his children, Robert (June) of Gresham, Wisc., and Thomas (Joanne) of Cloquet; grandchildren, Shawn, Cory, Dana, Anthony-Scott, John, and Robert; seven great-grandchildren; brothers Roy (Ada) of Hibbing, Minn., and Charles of Minneapolis, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.

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The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 17, from 12:30 p.m. until the 1 p.m. memorial service in Handevidt Funeral Home, 900 Washington Avenue, Cloquet, Minn.

Following the service, there will be a lunch at the Big Lake Golf Clubhouse.

Private family interment will be in Park Hill Cemetery.

To leave an online condolence for Al's family, please visit www.handevidtfh.com .

Arrangements are provided by Handevidt Funeral and Cremation Service, 900 Washington Avenue, Cloquet, 218-879-4636.

March 14, 2007

  • Cloquet, Minn.
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